Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Cheesy Tuna Dogs

Servings: 2
Prep time:


  • 1 2-ounce can water-packed tuna, drained
  • 1 tablespoon dill pickle relish
  • 2 scallions, white part only, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 1 shredded lettuce leaf
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 2 hot dog buns


  1. In a small bowl, flake tuna with a fork. Stir in dill pickle relish, scallion, cheese, lettuce, and mayonnaise.
  2. Partially open hot dog buns and fill each with half of the tuna mixture.
  3. Wrap each filled bun with microwave-safe plastic wrap or waxed paper.
  4. Microwave on MEDIUM (50% power) for 90 seconds or until cheese melts.
  5. Carefully unwrap the buns and cut in half or leave whole. Sprinkle with diced tomatoes.

Nutrition Information


Per serving:187 calories (29% calories from fat), 11 g protein, 6 g total fat (1.9 g saturated fat), 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g dietary fiber, 14 mg cholesterol, 500 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:1 lean meat, 1 1/2 carbohydrate (1 1/2 starch)


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